William O'Brien Burk

3 May 1919–1 December 1990 (Age 71)
Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William O'Brien

When William O'Brien Burk was born on 3 May 1919, in Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Lindsay Burk, was 38 and his mother, Annie Gertrude O'Brien, was 33. He died on 1 December 1990, in Covington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Covington, Virginia, United States.

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William O'Brien Burk
Elizabeth Elaine Jones

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German: from an Alemannic short form of the personal name Burkhard ( see Burkhart ).2 German: habitational name from the common place names Burk and Burg.3 Northern English: variant of Birch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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